Family Relationships

1 1Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
References for Ephesians 6:1
2 2HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER (which is the first commandment with a promise ),
References for Ephesians 6:2
3 SO THAT IT MAY BE WELL WITH YOU, AND THAT YOU MAY LIVE LONG ON THE EARTH.
4 3Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but 4bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
5 5Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with 6fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, 7as to Christ;
References for Ephesians 6:5
    • a 6:5 - I.e. earthly masters, with fear
      6 8not by way of eyeservice, as 9men-pleasers, but as 10slaves of Christ, 11doing the will of God from the heart.
      References for Ephesians 6:6
        • b 6:6 - Lit "according to"
        • c 6:6 - Lit "soul"